Killing of George Green in South Carolina in 1933


Case summary

George Green, age 65, a farmer, was killed in 1933 by klansmen in Chick Springs, Greenville County, South Carolina. Around fifteen men came to Green’s home and fatally shot him. Authorities knew no reason for the killing. Arrested and charged were G.L. Smith, N.J. Duncan, W.B. Harter, J.D. Daily, Andrew Monk, C.F. Jones, and E.W. Davis.


Alleged perpetrators/other named individuals:
Perpetrator group type: hate group, mob

Date of incident: 1933-11-17
Location: Taylors, Greenville County, South Carolina
Location type: victim's home
Allegation against victim: self-protection; being involved in a dispute over land

Coroner process
Coroner/inquest: [ ]
Finding of no legal responsibility: [ ]

Criminal process
Arrest: yes
Charge/indictment/information: yes
Grand jury: yes
Trial: yes
Conviction: no
Sentence: [ ]

Civil lawsuits/claims filed: yes

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